Sri Lanka Branch Activities

CMA Intensive Program

During the period Sept 27 to Oct 6, 2019, the 31st CMA Intensive program was conducted by Professor Janek Ratnatunga at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo Sri Lanka. The program is offered exclusively by the Academy of Finance, in Sri Lanka. Over 60 senior managers including CEOs and CFOs from all sectors of the Sri Lankan economy attended this program held over 7-days.

Students concentrating on the knowledge being imparted by Professor Janek Ratnatunga, the CMA Workshop facilitator.

Sri Lanka’s Workshop on Credit Risk Analytics in Consumer and SME Finance

Another initiative of the ICMA (Australia) Sri Lanka Branch was a two-day workshop on Credit Risk Analytics in Consumer and SME Finance was held in Sri Lanka facilitated by ICMA (Sri Lanka) and the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

The objective of the workshop was to provide a practitioner’s perspective on data-driven risk management in retail credit. The course delivered actionable tools and analytical insights for banks, leasing and finance companies active in consumer credit, housing finance, microenterprise and small business lending.

The facilitator was Dr Joachim Bald, who is Frankfurt School’s most senior international advisor and a recognized expert in Treasury, Risk and Asset Liability Management.

The audience was risk managers, credit experts, internal auditors, management accountants, system developers and other professionals who wanted to sharpen their analytical perspective on credit risk. The methodology used was an interactive presentation with many numbered examples, extensive demo tools and case studies in Excel.